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Swildons Hole – The Grand Tour

Swildons Hole – The Grand Tour Saturday, 30 September 2006 I was lucky enough to be invited on a new Grand Tour of Swildons Hole which was to take in most of the cave in one fine trip. The team assembled on Priddy Green ready to go after previously sorting out some logistics at the […]

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pillar holes, NCC extensions

pillar holes, NCC extensions Saturday, 24 July 2004 myself and Sam Allshorn met beardy and helen in the Brook house. beardy conceeded that the brookhouse breakfast was superior to the offering at the thief. another typical summer day as we toiled in the wind in weather that was more reminiscent of mid autumn. newby moss […]

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Mexican Through Trips

Mexican Through Trips Monday, 29 March 2004 Mexican Through Trips 12th-27th February 2004 Team:- Beardy (RRCPC/ULSA), Dinny (RRCPC/ULSA), Ben Young (RRCPC/ULSA), Helen Young (ULSA), Caroline Thomas (ULSA), RogerThijssen (Speleo Nederland) For years I had heard tales of Mexican Caving, a country with more Karst than it knew what to do with. The world’s deepest cave […]

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Red del Silencio

Red del Silencio Monday, 29 September 2003 Red del Silencio May 2003 Red del Silencio is the second longest cave system in Spain (c. 60km long) with 6 entrances to the system and the possibility of doing a 10km, 500m deep throughtrip ‘ surely a world class throughtrip. Beardy was obviously therefore interested and a […]